Accountability & Transparency in Pro-Am Competitions

Competing at any Pro-Am competition is expensive. Period. For many competitors, the cost of one competition, especially if it is not local and requires...

The 5 Equations of Partnership

If ballroom dancing is the journey, then partnership is the ride. And for a greater journey, we need an equally great ride. Days will...

Why This Dance Sucks: Rumba

Remember that dance you’ve spent $100,000 on? Or do you block it out during rounds and pretend it doesn’t exist? Maybe it never...

Dancing VS Banking

So, my boss knows that dancing is my life off work and during a small talk at the office the other day he asked...

Why This Dance Sucks: Foxtrot

Let’s face it, we all have a favorite dance. And that favorite dance changes from time to time, but that also means we have...

How to Prepare for a DanceSport Competition

You’ve done it! You and your partner have committed to attending that dancesport competition you’ve always dreamed of. The date is on the calendar...

How To Stop Sweating On A Dance Floor

Perfect hair, perfect make up, smooth tan and a perfect outfit. Now pray it won't be too hot so you don't start sweating! Did...

Advice for Pros Doing Pro-Am at Competitions

Sometimes, the path to being (and looking like) a professional ballroom dancer is a little unclear. Maybe there isn't a great mentor, coach, or...

Dance Sport With A Sibling – Yay or Nay?

Recently Ballroom Dance Tube posted a video of Yuriy Simachev & Anastasia Klokotova's rumba with a tricky question "Brother & Sister’s Dance of Love?"...

The Secret To Becoming Dance Masters

It’s time to do some – easy – math: count daily hours of training, then days of practice, and now the years. What did...